Write a response piece to the documentary titled “Sick Around the World” from Frontline. Watch the documentary, Sick Around The World (produced by Frontline and PBS). There should be no fee or charge for watching the documentary. Below is a link to the documentary.
There are two parts to this assignment, Part A Research Part, Part B Response Part
Part A: Students are required to compare and contrast the health care financing and organization of the US health system with those of the other five capitalist societies profiled in the documentary. The research piece should address the following questions:
Identify main similarities and differences across the health systems profiled in the documentary.
What are the strengths and weaknesses of the US health system compared to those of the five developed countries profiled in the documentary?
Identify two changes the US has made to its healthcare system through the Affordable Care Act.
In Part A the writing should be kept objective, this is the research portion- there is no opinion in this portion therefore there should also be no ‘I’, ‘We’, etc. Focus on the information from the documentary and your research.
Part B: Response
Based off of your research and the documentary, in your opinion, how do you think the US health system could be reformed in the future taking into consideration the evolution of the five documentaries profiled in the documentary?
Directions: The paper should be 5 pages, a minimum of 3 pages of content 1 reference page and 1 cover page. Students are required to use 2 sources (a minimum of 1 peer reviewed journal articles, and other quality sources- do NOT use your textbook, -) to support your statements as well the documentary. Using outside sources is recommended as well as referencing the documentary. Be sure to cite all sources correctly and in APA format.